Reported Annual Crime In Middletown

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime501n/a (estimate)2,2422,7482,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.55.05.0
Rape4n/a17.934.942.6
Robbery15n/a67.189.586.2
Assault44n/a196.9294.2246.8
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)286424381
Burglary44n/a196.9326.5376.0
Theft386n/a1,727.11,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a31.3152.6228.9
Property crime437n/a (estimate)1,9552,3242,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Middletown, DE is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 18% lower than the average of crimes committed in Delaware. It is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Middletown, DE shows a crime rate that is 32% lower than the Delaware average. The crime rate is also 25% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Middletown, DE is shown to be 16% lower than the Delaware average and 11% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middletown is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.14 daily crimes that occur in Middletown.
  • Middletown is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middletown has decreased by 19%.

Compare Middletown, DE Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Middletown, DE is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Delaware and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Middletown, DE are 1.23 times less than the Delaware average and 1.15 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Middletown, DE are 1.48 times less than than Delaware and 1.33 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Middletown, DE are 1.19 times less than than Delaware and 1.12 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Middletown (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Middletown, DE compared to other areas of Delaware, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Middletown, DE safer than 71% when compared to other Delaware cities, and 34% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Delaware, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Middletown, DE. At this time, Middletown, DE sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 350
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 45
      Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Middletown, DE? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Middletown, DE your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 350. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 52 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Middletown, DE is 1 in 45.

      Year Over Year Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Middletown, DE is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Middletown, DE has decreased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Middletown, DE has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Middletown, DE has decreased by 19% year to year.

      Middletown police department

      ItemMiddletownDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.75.43.3
      There are a total of 33 Middletown police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68% less than the Delaware average and 47.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Georges, DE1,097131720851
      Townsend, DE2,320149818967
      Charlestown, MD1,248182791973
      Cecilton, MD1,0362371,0271,264
      Clayton, DE3,0804858801,365
      North East, MD3,6261921,8672,059
      Pennsville, NJ11,4212701,8252,095
      Middletown, DE20,0452861,9552,242

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Amherst Center, MA20,0374821,8012,283
      Clifton, CO20,0216164,1444,759
      Miamisburg, OH20,0692462,2202,466
      Murphy, TX20,01547536583
      Coralville, IA20,0782283,6463,874
      Middletown, DE20,0452861,9552,242
      Source: The Middletown, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.